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Username
Bocaj
 
Version
I am reviewing the R3070 Special Edition of 'Tornado'. This model was made in China and it has a 3 pole moter with a flywheel.
 
Appearance
Its livery is great and the lettering is good. It's all in the correct places.
 
Detail
The detail is quite a disappointment. It does not even have the basics like sprung buffers. The tender detail is painted but the cab detail is not. Evan though it says Special Edition on the box if you remove the sleeve it reveals it's just a Limited Edition Railroad model.
 
Performance
The locomotive runs very smoothly and can handle points very well.  It could very easily pull the right amount of coaches.
 
Maintenance
This locomotive does need lubricating well but less than other locomotives. It does not look that easy to fit a decoder but I might be wrong, it has a 8 pin decoder socket inside the main locomotive.
 
Comments
This locomotive was disappointing with detail but good with smooth running.
 
Overall ranking
8/10
Review Hornby Bachmann 
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